Easy Grilling Round Up

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It’s summertime which means it’s time to start the grill.  I have collected some of my favorite grilling recipes. My favorite lately has been pork chops with roasted sweet potatoes. My next goal is to try grilled sweet potatoes it sounds messy but I’ve seen it work very well and I know they have to be great. […]

Refreshing Mai Tai

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Sometimes on a hot evening, all I want to do is relax with a nice cold drink in my hand. I am not a big alcohol drinker but from time to time I like something fruity when I am with friends. A few weeks ago Hubby came up with this Mai Tai recipe and it is […]

Garden Series. Check out the herbs that I am growing and my plans for the near future.

Garden Series: What I am Growing

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Welcome to my Garden Series. I will be sharing growing tips and ways to use home grown herbs and some veggies. My wonderful in-laws gave me a couple of herb plants to start my herb garden. I have wanted to start a kitchen garden for a while now but just hadn’t started yet. I am […]

Cinco De Mayo Round Up

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Happy May! In just a few short days it will be Cinco De Mayo. I can’t think of anyone who does not enjoy Mexican food of some sort. From a taco to a classic enchilada plate. Now when I was back home in North West Arkansas I had many options for great real Mexican food, […]

Tips for how to make your favorite recipes on plan.

How to Make a Recipe THM Friendly

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After starting my Trim Healthy Mama journey I wanted to figure out how to make a recipe I found fit on plan. I have seen that it is a question that many people have, in the Facebook groups there are always plenty of links and videos of off plan food that someone is asking how […]

Margherita Gnocchi

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Each month Hubby and I get together with another couple to have a dinner date night. We all get in the kitchen cook together and enjoy delicious food and good company. In March we made this Margarita Gnocchi and it turned out amazing and I just had to share it with you. When any food […]

90 Minute Cinnamon Rolls

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I have always loved cinnamon rolls, but I would just make them out of the can. I assumed they were easier and tasted better, but I was wrong these cinnamon rolls are perfect and come together quickly. I got this recipe while in culinary school where I first made them. They don’t need to rise […]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Round Up

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St. Patrick’s Day is on March 17th and just a few days away! If you have not made plans yet I have collected some great recipes that are great to celebrate! From a fun fizzy rainbow drink to Stout Irish Stew.  I went to my trusted resources to gather their best St. Patrick’s Day and […]

Grilled Veggies

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For Christmas this year my mom gave Hubby a few grill accessories, including a basket for veggies. We love grilling in the summer but haven’t really done much grilling with veggies, other than corn and jalapenos. I thought they basket would be great for making all sorts of different veggies. Last week Hubby decided he wanted […]